The rise and fall of public libraries as a tool to spread U.S. ideals in Iran
Hours following Trump’s restrictive immigration policy was announced, various sports entities, including the NBA, MLS, and the UFC, had contacted State Department to determine how this would impact their respective businesses. The EO also threatened U.S. bids for the Olympic Games and World Cup. However, it was the policy’s impact on amateur wrestling that resulted in retaliatory action from Iran.
Teaching at the 2016 CPD Summer Institute on Public Diplomacy, publications on U.S. policy in the Middle East, and research on digital diplomacy.